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" Here will I hold. If there's a power above us — And that there is, all nature cries aloud Through all her works — He must delight in virtue; And that which He delights in must be happy. "
The Philosophy of Rhetoric - Page 379
by George Campbell - 1801
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An Etymological and Explanatory Dictionary of Words Derived from the Latin ...

Richard Harrison Black - English language - 1825 - 372 pages
...heat. Virtue in its more restrained sense is used to signify a habit or principle of doing well. " If there's a power above us, " And that there is, all nature cries aloud "Through all her works, he must delight in mine." Addison. Moralists usually distinguish four principal,...
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The Philomathic journal, Volume 3

Philomathic institution - 1825 - 510 pages
...therefore, do by no means prove, that the right of punishing must be vested in mankind. If there's a Pow'r above US, (And that there is, all Nature cries aloud Thro' all her works,) up such necessity can exist. While there is an eye from which nothing ishidden, and a power that nonecan...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: The Adventurer and Idler

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1825 - 488 pages
...that stirs within us ; 'Tis Heaven itself that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man. If there's a Power above us, And that there is all Nature cries aloud Through all her works, he must delight in virtue, And that which he delights in must be happy. Nor...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Diccion - 1825 - 382 pages
...prospect lies before me : But shadows, clouds, and dujkness rest upon it. Here will I hold. If there V a power above us, (And that there is, all nature cries aloud Through all her works) he must delight in virtue ; And that which iie delights in must be happy. But...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and Critical, Volume 6

George Daniel, John Cumberland - English drama - 1826 - 504 pages
...unbounded prospect lies before me. But shadows, clouds, and darkness rest upon it.— Here will I hold : If there's a Power above us — (And that there is, all nature cries aloud Through all her works — he must delight in virtue; And that which he delights in must be happy.)...
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Instructions in reading the liturgy of the united Church of England and Ireland

John Henry Howlett - Elocution - 1826 - 334 pages
...must resume the louder tone from which it fell, in order to preserve the connexion in the thought : 1. If there's a power above us, (And that there is, all nature cries aloud Through all her works) he must delight in virtue. 2. While they wish to please, (and why should they...
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Autobiographies: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 18

Autobiographies - 1830 - 368 pages
...that I was turned a downright atheist. But the aspersions of such fanatics gave me no concern, for " If there's a power above us, (And that there is, all nature cries aloud J'hro' all her works) he must, delight in virtue^; And that which he delights iu must be happy." AHDISON...
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The Guardian: With a Biographical, Historical, and Critical ..., Volume 1

1826 - 434 pages
...favour of the Roman people, may now be very justly applied to our own nation : — Here will 1 hold. If there's a power above us, (And that there is, all nature cries aloud Through all her works) He must delight in virtue ; And that which he delights in must be happy. " This...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 412 pages
...unbounded prospect lies before me ; But shadows, clouds, and darkness rest upon it. Here will I hold. If there's a power above us, (And that there is, all Nature cries aloud Through all her works,) he must delight in virtue ; And that which he delights in must be happy. But...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

J[ohn] H[anbury]. Dwyer - Elocution - 1828 - 314 pages
...shepherds trod,) In a deep cave, (dug by no mortal hand,) An hermit liv'd," &c. TRAGEDY OP DOUGLAS. " If there's a power above us, (And that there is all nature cries aloud Through all her works,) he must delight in virtue." TRAGEDY OP CATO.. " Farewell, along farewell to...
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